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Faith and Family

Day One: A Catholic Family Advent

Nov 28, 2021 Faith and Family
Today we start the Advent season, leading up to Christ's birth. Here are some ways for your family to celebrate the journey.

Faith and Family for November 28: First Sunday of Advent

Nov 24, 2021 Faith and Family
This week we celebrate the first Sunday of the Advent season, beginning our four week journey to the birth of Christ.

Faith and Family for November 21: Feast of Christ the King

Nov 17, 2021 Faith and Family
This week we celebrate the feast of Christ the King. In the Gospel, we hear Pilate ask Jesus if he is the King of the Jews.

Psalms: Heartfelt Prayers

Nov 15, 2021 Faith and Family
When I was pregnant with my children, I used to spend endless hours wondering whether they would look more like me or my husband or what characteristics of ours I wished they did—or didn’t—inherit.

Time to Practice What We Preach

Nov 11, 2021 Faith and Family
When kids are little, one of the first rules many parents teach them is to play nicely. Unfortunately, somewhere along the line as we start to grow up, we tend to forget that lesson ourselves.

Faith and Family for November 14: Lesson of the Fig Tree

Nov 10, 2021 Faith and Family
This week, Jesus uses the example of a fig tree to explain the way in which the son of man will come.

Healing Waters

Nov 4, 2021 Faith and Family
I’m not a fan of water. Our bad relationship started in my youth while I was taking swim lessons. I was taking the lessons because my mom, who was afraid of water and never learned to swim, wanted to make sure that my sisters and I would be safe anytime we were around water.

Faith and Family for November 7: The Poor Widow's Contribution

Nov 3, 2021 Faith and Family
In this week's Gospel, Jesus tells the crowds that the small donation of a widow was greater than the large sums of money donated by the wealthy.

Faith and Family for October 31: The Greatest Commandment

Oct 27, 2021 Faith and Family
In this week's Gospel, Jesus is asked about the greatest of the commandments, which is to love the Lord with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength.